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Power Women In Insurance


Together we are stronger! On the Power Women Insurance Podcast, we get to ask the questions about how to excel and thrive in the insurance industry as a POWER Woman in this space.

Hosted By

Hosted By

Teresa Kitchens

In this episode of Power Women In Insurance, Teresa Kitchens sits down with Elisa Stampf. Elisa has helped build Insure Equality and protect the people’s voices in the insurance space. She pioneers conversations and helps others to find that safe space to have the tough conversations that will help make tomorrow’s industry a better place.

Episode Highlights:

  • Elisa shares her background story and how she got into the insurance industry. (1:33)
  • Teresa explains that to move forward, people have to make big changes in the industry. (9:05)
  • Elisa explains that Insure Equality was created because people wanted to have a better way forward. (10:29)
  • Elisa shares that another theme that consistently comes up would be based on relationships. (14:16)
  • Teresa explains that the younger generation is very conscious when it comes to equality, as they want to work in a diverse community. (20:22)
  • Elisa talks about their vision moving forward, which is all about accountability, community, and transparency and the pledges that agencies are signing to move toward that vision. (23:44)
  • Elisa explains that they have pledged signers in over 18 states and Canada in just a span of six months. (35:27)
  • Teresa discusses how the first people lined up for change are those that are putting their egos aside. (40:45)
  • Elisa talks about moving forward and taking action instead of sitting and lamenting the past. (43:38)

Key Quotes:

  • “It isn’t just about women, it’s about black people, brown people, queer people, we’re all coming to this industry and getting a bit of a like crisis of consciousness or crisis of self awareness.” – Elisa Stampf
  • “We are not the first group of people that have tried to make a change in this industry. And we certainly won’t and shouldn’t be the last. But for many people, this is their first foray into this conversation. And that alone is super impactful.” – Elisa Stampf
  • “Everybody makes mistakes, and we have to get comfortable as a culture with saying that we’ve made a mistake and then taking action with it.” – Elisa Stampf

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